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Starting in May 2020

A new contractor for garbage and recycling collection means some changes in all municipalities except Woodstock
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Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at


Large article collection delays in Norwich Township

Norwich Township residents: Large article collection is delayed into next week. Please check back for updates, follow @WastelineOxford on Twitter, or download the Wasteline app. If you think your collection has been missed, call us at 1-800-755-0394 ext.3159.

Waste Management Facility reopening for business

The Waste Management Facility in Salford is set to resume regular business hours for residential and commercial users beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020. At this time, customers are encouraged to follow provincial health guidelines around physical distancing, and to avoid any non-essential trips to the facility. Customers who do visit the facility with essential loads may experience delays. Preferred payment methods during this time are debit and credit. Do not visit the facility if you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19See the Waste Management Facility’s hours of operation.

Online purchasing for bag tags

Oxford County bag tags are now available for purchase at Bag tags are available in sheets of 10 for $20, with an option to purchase between one and five sheets at a time. Payment is by Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay and Google Pay. Until December 31, 2020, bag tags will be delivered to residents at no additional charge via Canada Post. Read more

Changes to garbage and recycling collection begin May 4

Beginning May 4, 2020, Oxford County will begin working with a new waste management contractor to collect garbage and recycling. This will affect curbside collection service areas across Oxford County municipalities. This will not affect the City of Woodstock where the curbside collection is performed separately on behalf of the County through other service contracts. Learn more.

Styrofoam recycling pilot program begins at Waste Management Facility in Salford

The Oxford County Waste Management Facility in Salford is now accepting bulky, rigid, white Styrofoam for recycling. Styrofoam, also known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), is commonly used as protective packaging for electronics toys and appliances. Learn more

Stay connected with Wasteline

No matter where you live in Oxford County, Wasteline tools help you keep track of your garbage and recycling collection schedule. Get the information you want when you want it by using the “When's my pickup?” widget, signing up for automated reminders, or by using the Wasteline mobile app. Download the Wasteline app from the App Store or Google Play.

Tire recycling program

The life of a tire doesn’t stop at the end of the road. Drop off your old and unwanted tires at the Waste Management Facility in Salford, where they can be recycled, free of charge, into useful items, like roofing shingles, or playground equipment. We accept passenger and light truck tires, on or off the rim, with a maximum of 20 tires per person per day. Dirty or contaminated tires may be subject to tipping fees, or the load rejected entirely. Learn more


Check here for latest news, updates and pick-up notices. Delays and notices can also be found on your municipality’s website or on Twitter at @WastelineOxford

For business

Information for Oxford County’s industrial, commercial and institutional community.


Apartments, condos, townhouses or other dwellings with six or more housing units.

Industrial, Commercial & Institutional

Businesses, manufacturers, hospitals, facilities and other organizations where people work.

Become a bag tag vendor

Enhance service to your customers by becoming a bag tag vendor.

Garbage & Recycling Tips